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Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "Moon over Ayasegawa River (Pre-Earthquake)"

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Catalog ID A2877
Artist Takahashi Shotei
Title Moon over Ayasegawa River (Pre-Earthquake)
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title
Edition First and only.
Date c.1910s
Publisher S. Watanabe Color Print Co.
Reference No Shotei.com: M-149
Size 15 x 6 -3/4 "
Condition Very fine.
Price $3800.00
Shipping (US) $45.00
Shipping (Non-US) $95.00

Notes: A scarce, pre-earthquake design. Artist seal: Kakei (early artist name for Shotei, Takahashi).

Shotei, Takahashi designed woodblock prints for the famous publisher S. Watanabe - about 500 prints before the great earthquake in September 1923. All blocks were destroyed by the fires in the aftermaths of the great earthquake. Afterwards he resumed his work and created about 250 additional prints, before passing away on February 11, 1945.